The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 19 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Python 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.23% 0.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.36% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +28.33%
Python
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.39% 52.74% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 23
Median daily rate £290 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Watford region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Python.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Magento
3 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (50.00%) hybris
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) hybris
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase